Vectrus, Vertex merger receives shareholder approval
On June 15, Colorado Springs, CO-based Vectrus, Inc. announced that based on voting results from the Special Meeting of Shareholders held June 15, Vectrus shareholders voted to approve the combination with Vertex. Following the close of the transaction, the combined company will be renamed V2X, Inc, and its common stock will trade on the NYSE under a new ticker symbol, “VVX”.
“Today’s overwhelming approval marks a significant step toward completing our merger with Vertex, and creating one of the leading providers of critical mission solutions and support to defense clients globally,” said Chuck Prow, chief executive officer of Vectrus. “Vectrus and Vertex – together as V2X – will be better positioned to meet the mission-essential needs of our clients while delivering cost efficiencies, increased security and resiliency, with more strategic use of resources. We thank all of our stakeholders for their continued support and look forward to completing the pending combination so we can begin unlocking the incredible potential of our combined platform.”
As previously announced, under the terms of the merger agreement, Vertex shareholders will own approximately 62% of the combined company on a fully diluted basis, while Vectrus shareholders will own approximately 38%. The merger is expected to close early in the third quarter of 2022, and remains subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions, including receipt of regulatory approvals.
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